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1 hr ago | Animal

Bus Enthusiast Makes His Own Open Source MTA Countdown Timer

When the MTA launched its geo-locating bus tracker, the API was made public, encouraging developers to build useful apps.

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6 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Updating New York's Accessibility Signage and Logos

July 25, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that will further advance New York State as an advocate of rights for people with disabilities.

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10 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Cuomo Signs Legislation To Update Accessibility Signage

It amends existing law to require the removal of the word "handicapped" from new or replaced state signage, as well as update the accessibility logo.

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14 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces New Commander of The New York Guard

Bucaria is a sitting New York State Supreme Court Judge and Long Island resident.

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Related Topix: Prison, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

15 hrs ago | Friends of Animals

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NYCLASS and other advocates for animals rallied outside the City Council's stated meeting Thursday, cheering on supportive council members and seeking to influence others.

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19 hrs ago | Reuters

New arrest videos add to scrutiny of N.Y. police use of choke holds

Relatives of Eric Garner, who died soon after New York police put him in a choke hold, will ask federal prosecutors this week for an investigation as new videos emerged of a second recent case of police apparently using the banned hold on another man.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CrimProf Blog

"De-policing New York"

The biggest threat facing minority New Yorkers now is not "over-policing," and certainly not brutal policing.

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Switched

GOP Congressional Candidate Posts, Then Deletes, Endorsement From Mitt Romney

New York state Sen. Lee Zeldin had big news this morning: Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney was endorsing him in his bid for Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat, New York, Rudy Giuliani, Michigan, Michigan Government

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lupardo to announce re-election bid

Lupardo to announce re-election bid She is seeking her sixth term in the state assembly Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mKj7WJ Donna Lupardo will announce her campaign for a sixth term in the New York State Assembly at a fundraising event tonight at En-Joie Golf Club, according to her campaign.

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Patch.com

As Pet Thefts Rise, New York Adds Penalties for Thievery

Anyone who attempts to steal, harm or transport a dog, cat or other pet that isn't theirs will now be subject to much bigger fines from law enforcement.

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Times Herald-Record

Ken Hall Reports: Nobodies like Astorino have no chance in New York

This has been a bad week for Rob Astorino, the kind when candidates talk about how adversity makes them stronger, how you have to hit bottom before you can go up.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Chris Christie

Albany Times Union

Ex-CEO gets prison for stealing from NYC charity

William Rapfogel, who formerly led the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, arrives for his sentencing hearing in New York state Supreme Court, Wednesday July 23, 2014.

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New York Daily News

Cuomo takes heat from challengers on Moreland Commission subpoenas

Gov. Cuomo faced a firestorm of criticism from across the political spectrum Wednesday over allegations that his office interfered with an "independent" commission he formed to investigate corruption.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Bloomberg flying to Israel to protest FAA ban

A combative Michael Bloomberg told CNN on Wednesday the United States erred in banning airline flights to Israel after a Hamas rocket landed near its main airport earlier this week.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Michael Bloomberh, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

CBS Local

Only In New York! Nude Portrait Turns Heads, Stirs Controversy In SoHo

As CBS 2's Cindy Hsu reported, a nude photo that went up in front of a SoHo business gave passersby a full view, and has gotten quite a reaction.

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Time

Cop in 'Chokehold' Death Had Civil Suits Filed Against Him

Richard Watkins attends a vigil for Eric Garner near where he died after he was taken into police custody in Staten Island last Thursday on July 22, 2014 in New York City.

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WIBX-AM Whitesboro

New Law Increases Penalties For Pet Nappers In New York

The legislation increases the maximum fine for those who attempt to steal, harm or transport a pet that is not their own from $200 to $1,000.

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Grocery Headquarters

New York's Apple Group Launches Consumer Website

With start of the 2014 New York state apple harvest just weeks away, New York state apple fans have a great new source for apple information at their fingertips: NYAppleCountry.com .

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CBS Local

Cheer Up, New York! New Study Finds New Yorkers Are Least Satisfied With Life

A new study by Harvard University and the University of British Columbia has declared the Big Apple the nation's unhappiest city.

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CBS Local

Nina In New York: New Yorkers So Rich, So Sad

According to recent research, New York is the unhappiest city in America. According to other recent research, we're practically all millionaires.

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